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$40 USD

Spend the day to see the sights of Seoul and learn the history behind the “new capital!” Also included in this trip is a stroll through the Bukchon Hanok Village, which is a neighborhood of traditional houses that people still live in today located in the middle of the city.

Location: Gyeongbok Palace, National Folk Museum of Korea, Bukchon Hanok Village, Myeongdong

Only Includes

  • Admission tickets
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop off
  • English speaking guides
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$50 USD

Seoul Tower is one of the most iconic and recognizable landmarks in Seoul, located in the northern part of the city. After visiting the tower’s observation deck, you can then stroll the nearby Bukchon Hanok Village, a neighborhood filled with preserved traditional Joseon Dynasty-style homes.

Location: Seoul Tower, Bukchon Hanok Village & surrounding areas

Only Includes

  • Admission tickets
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop off
  • English speaking guides
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$50 USD

Located right outside of Seoul, the Korean Folk Village introduces traditional culture from the late Joseon period through through cultural classes experience, shaman faith, seasonal customs and more. 

Location: Korean Folk Village in Suwon

Only Includes

  • Admission tickets
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop off
  • English speaking guides
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$50 USD

The DMZ is now open to the public for tours that show you history of the Korean War including infiltration tunnels as well as some artifacts and photos from the war. The DMZ is the closest anyone can get to North Korea without crossing the border and risking your life.

Location: DMZ: Tour includes visit to DMZ museum, sights of North Korea, Infiltration Tunnels & more

Only Includes

  • Admission tickets
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop off
  • English speaking guides
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$490 USD

Today, Jeju Island is known as the “Hawaii of Korea”. Jeju Island’s unique history is home to the tallest mountain in Korea, lava caves, women divers (who are now elderly women divers), many interesting artifacts, and so much more.

Location: Jeju Island

Only Includes

  • Roundtrip ticket to Jeju from Seoul
  • 1 night hotel
  • Lunch
  • English speaking tour guides
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$690 USD

Today, Jeju Island is known as the “Hawaii of Korea”. Jeju Island’s unique history is home to the tallest mountain in Korea, lava caves, women divers (who are now elderly women divers), many interesting artifacts, and so much more.

Location: Jeju Island

Only Includes

  • Roundtrip ticket to Jeju from Seoul
  • 2 night hotel
  • Lunch
  • English speaking tour guides
More tour info

$20 USD – $110 USD

Did you know that playing games in Korea is now a way to make a professional living? The popularity of e-Gaming has exploded in Korea, opening opportunities for players to compete on an international level, with the most successful players earning millions (yes, millions) of dollars! Want to see how you stack up? Challenge yourself with this amazing opportunity from GameCoach Academy, the world’s first professional training center for gamers…and home base for fellow Korean adoptee, Emily Carlson!
 
Never played before, but want to give it a shot? This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to not just learn, but learn from the best!
 
Amateur and professional gamers from all over the world come to Korea to train specifically at GameCoach Academy to improve their skills and gain more knowledge on these games. GameCoach Academy has an impressive track rate of turning amateur players into professional players and sending them off to teams like Seoul Dynasty and London Spitfire (big deals in the gaming world)! Sign up for this incredible training experience in Overwatch and/or League of Legends — it’s an experience that you literally can’t get anywhere else in the world, and they are offering unique opportunities and discounts for IKAA G19 registered attendees!
 
Who knows, maybe you’ll come to Korea for the G19 and leave a pro-gamer! Sign up today!!!
 

Location: GameCoach Academy

Price breakdown

  • Lecture Class : 1 class KRW $20 USD (Max. 20 persons)

  • Lecture Package : 4 classes package (Lecture 1-4) KRW $60 USD

  • Play Class : Group KRW $70 USD (Maximum 6 people per class)

  • Play Class : Private one-on-one $110 USD  (Made by appointment, 4pm-6pm)

     

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$65 USD

Learn how to eat like a local from food expert Daniel Lee Gray. Korean food expert Daniel Lee Gray has produced and appeared in Street Food Asia, Parts Unknown, Bizarre Foods and more. For the IKAA’s attendees, he is offering the tour at a discounted price of $65 USD per person (normally $80 USD). You can find out about his various projects via the handle @seouleats on the various media platforms. 

INCLUDES

  • Korean barbeque
  • Market Tour
  • Korean Fried Chicken
  • Rice Wine
  • Pancakes
  • and more!

 

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$40 USD

You’ll learn about the history and market culture of Gwangjang Market from Daniel Lee Gray. We will tour the market and while snacking on the famous foods at the market, including stalls highlighted in Ep. 6 of the Netflix show “Street Food Asia” Daniel was the fixer, talent consultant and food expert for the Netflix show. For the IKAA’s attendees, he is offering the tour at a discounted price of 40 USD per person (normally $65 USD). You can find out about his various projects via the handle @seouleats on the various media platforms. 

INCLUDES

  • Bindaetteok
  • Dumplings
  • Narcotic Kimbap
  • and much more!
Email SeoulEats to Book

$65 USD

Location: Paradise WalkerHill Casino 

Do you want to experience a World Series of Poker style tournament? Now you have the chance to compete against your fellow adoptees and IKAA G19 participants (ages 21 and up) at a real poker room with real dealers and a real chance to win big money! Payment can be in cash during conference check in (75,000 KRW or USD $65) or by Paypal payable to [email protected] (if using Paypal, payment will be $68). 

DETAILS

  • Prize Pool of 3,000,000 KRW ($2,600 USD)
  • 4 Poker tables
  • First 40 persons to register and pay will be seated first; others will have to wait
  • 10,000 in chips, 20 minute blinds, and re-entries will be allowed for the first 90 minutes 
  • 2 buses will be provided for transportation, departing from the Lotte Hotel Seoul at 11am

 

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